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Foxit Reader: Out-of-bounds Read (CVE-2016-8878)

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Foxit Reader: Out-of-bounds Read (CVE-2016-8878)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/31/2016
Created
02/01/2020
Added
01/24/2020
Modified
01/27/2020

Description

Out-of-Bounds read vulnerability in Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF before 8.1 on Windows, when the gflags app is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted BMP image embedded in the XFA stream in a PDF document, aka "Data from Faulting Address may be used as a return value starting at FOXITREADER."

Solution(s)

  • foxit-reader-upgrade-latest

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